Despite her age, Lillian Boxfish is not ready to retire from life. Instead, she takes a walk. A long and fascinating walk. This is a story of that walk, of the people she meets, and of a life well lived.
Sasha Stephenson’s engaging but occasionally frustrating ‘Iceling’ opens sixteen years ago, when a team of scientists discover a bundle of abandoned human babies in the Arctic. As a work of YA genre fiction, it gets many things right.